The Indonesian Consul General in Karachi, Dr. June Kuncoro Hadiningrat in his recent visit to the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences Karachi University discussed various topics of mutual interest with the ICCBS Director Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary.
The spokesman of the ICCBS on Thursday said that the Indonesian Consul General also met with four scholars from Airlangga University of Indonesia, pursuing their research work at the ICCBS – University of Karachi.
Following the MOU, signed between ICCBS – University of Karachi and Indonesian institutions, Indonesian scholars visit the international center to have research in a joint research program in the field of chemical and biological research.
Dr. Hadiningrat, while having a few words in praise of the research center, said that ICCBS – University of Karachi had passed various milestones on the road towards the area of research in chemical and biological sciences.
“The Indonesian government would like to see closer cooperation between Pakistani and Indonesian research and academic institutions,” he said and thanked the scientists at ICCBS for their cooperation with Indonesian scholars.
In his speech, Prof. Choudhary welcomed the Indonesian official to the largest research establishment of Pakistan, and hoped that the joint research program between Pakistani and Indonesian scholars would pass another milestone on the way to mutual cooperation between the two countries.
He also hoped that cooperation with Indonesia can also include research and development of vaccines. ICCBS is the only institution in Pakistan that is not only certified by ISO but also became ‘UNESCO, WHO, OIC, and NAM- S&T Centre for Excellence’